Winners of these scholarships, grants and awards are announced at the triennial SAI Convention. All application postmark deadlines are March 15 of Convention years unless otherwise indicated. Applicants must be members in good financial standing with the Fraternity, and have paid National Dues.
The 2012 Triennial Graduate Performance Awards are offered to Sigma Alpha Iota applicants enrolled or accepted into a graduate study program leading to a Master's or Doctoral degree in music.
Scholarships will be awarded based on taped auditions in each of the following categories:
1)Voice (Blanche Z. Hoffman Memorial Award)
2)Piano & Percussion (Mary Ann Starring Memorial Award)
3)Strings or Harp (Dorothy E. Morris Memorial Award)
4)Woodwinds or Brass (Mary Ann Starring Memorial Award)
Scholarships will be applied directly to recipient's tuition for program/school in US dollars.
Up to eight awards in the above mentioned categories may be awarded: $2,000 each for first place; $1,500 each for second place.
For more information, contact Libby M. Vanatta, Project Director.
Piano and Percussion (Mary Ann Starring Memorial Award)
- Christine Augspurger, Ist Place
Zeta Epsilon, University of Iowa, Xi B, Region III
- Jessica Koebbe, 2nd Place
Fort Worth Alumnae CHapter, Kappa C, Region II
Strings (Dorothy E. Morris Memorial Award)
- Charissa Barger
Alpha, University of Michigan, Alpha A, Region VII
Voice (Lucille Marsh Memorial Award)
- Kimberlie Render, 1st Place
Boulder Alumnae Chapter, Xi C, Region I
- Bronwyn White, 2nd Place
Theta Gamma, University of Texas at San Antonio, Kappa A, Region II
Woodwinds and Brass (Mary Ann Starring Memorial Award)
- Sarah Wood
I ota Phi, Vanderbilt University, Psi B, Region VII
Prizes of $2000 (winner) and $1500 (runner-up) are offered to college initiated members of SAI enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs in jazz studies or performance. Winners perform at National Convention. Applications will be available in the Convention year.
For more information contact Semenya McCord.
Sarah Kervin, $2,000Theta Chi, University of South Carolina, Tau D
Patricia Chaviano, $1,500Sigma Chi, University of Miami, Lambda A Province
Four $1,500 scholarships will be offered to undergraduate members of Sigma Alpha Iota for instrumentalists and vocal performance. Applicants must be returning to school in the fall as undergraduates. Scholarships will be awarded based on taped auditions in Voice; Keyboard & Percussion; Strings; Winds and Brass. Applications will be available in the Convention year.
For more information, contact Kristin L. Rousom, Project Director.
Delta Chi, University of South Florida, Lambda D, Region VI
Iota Chi, Ball State University, Beta B, Region V
- Woodwinds and Brass
Lambda Upsilon, Miami University, Ohio, Sigma B, Region VII